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this this corruption based on corruption based on corruption. >>that's an understatement, eliot. ♪ dancing, dancing, dancing ♪ >> announcer: stephanie miller. ♪ is a dancing machine ♪ ♪ oh, baby ♪ >> stephanie: you are not a dancing machine, so stop that. >> stephanie: yes, i am. in my own mind.
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>> well, you are mechanical. >> >> stephanie: my friends do make me wear a helmet when i go dancing. they strap me to something so i don't injure anyone else. 1-800-steph-1-2 the phone number toll free from anywhere. mudcat saunders coming up and another very exciting guest next hour. >> one we haven't had in a really really long time. >> stephanie: yes. i'm not 100% sure so i'm going to be cryptic. rich in chicago go ahead. >> caller: it's richard, but i got to tell you, we have [ inaudible ] >> stephanie: rich, what sort of phone are you talking -- >> are you a speakerphone? >> caller: hold on. is that better? >> stephanie: oh must better. >> there are a couple of things
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to throw into your mix. jobs in massachusetts. >> stephanie: been there, done that. >> caller: i got to go down to this bill clinton thing. for anybody who wants to believe that white men can't jump -- >> stephanie: yeah, he literally jumped up and down. >> when he jumped up i thought way to go bill. >> stephanie: you are like is he doping; what is going on? >> caller: yeah, he had some lift. and one of the callers on tom hartman's show made a comment about this whole angry backman thing -- by the way african american richard in chicago. bell >> stephanie: okay. >> caller: this whole thing about being angry black man give it up. walk in there and be a, quote unquote, frustrated man who
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happens to be black. it's sort of let's get past all of that. i see angry guys all over the place, and he can be a frustrated man with the lies and back and forth with mitt romney. but tonight will be really interesting because i have heard a lot of people say ryan is this, ryan is that, what ryan is not is as you guys said willing to kind of stay on the stage, stay in the moment if he gets pressed really hard. and i think joe biden has probably realized this guy needs to be pressed more than anybody because he not only made comments that are inaccurate -- >> stephanie: rich he believes his own press. >> caller: yeah. >> stephanie: he doesn't understand his own budget when pressed by reporters on fox news. i mine it's just -- you know.
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let's talk four a minute about what it is going to be like to have joe biden debating him on foreign policy. >> it's a going to be a big f-ing deal. >> stephanie: yeah. [♪ "world news tonight" theme ♪] >> stephanie: by the way -- i'm afraid to say it. >> say it. >> stephanie: rich finegold next hour! [ screaming ] >> your future husband -- >> stephanie: maybe that's why he has got been back. >> well things have come out -- >> stephanie: oh you mean >> announcer: stephanie miller. >> stephanie: has come out. >> exactly. >> stephanie: all right. here is the president about the debate. >> obama: romney had a good night.
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i had a bad night. >> how bad? >> obama: well it's not the first time i had a bad night. but the fundamentals of this race still haven't changed. governor romney went to great strides to hide what his positions are. fox news is going to call you an angry black man no matter what you do. and the president on the debate tonight. >> obama: congressman ryan is a smart and effective speaker, but his ideas are the wrong ones and joe understands that. >> stephanie: yeah. yeah. yeah. get it joe. go. 29 minutes after the hour. right back on the "stephanie miller show." ♪ >> they have janine turner. >> and chuck norris. >> stephanie: eric boehlert from media matters.
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always a pleasure, sir. see you next week. there he goes. [ applause ] >> i really do think ann coulter hangs out here in los angeles than she does wherever she -- >> stephanie: that's where the (vo) what is said here could decide the election. current tv presents coverage of the vice presidential debate. with unrivaled analysis and commentary. >> was this the game changer? is this going to change the dynamic? (vo) the only network with real-time reaction straight from the campaigns and from viewers like you. >> so keep on tweeting and maybe you'll have your voice be part of this democracy and see your tweets up on our screen. >>now that's politically direct.
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♪ >> announcer: stephanie miller. >> relax, this is just temporary. like lesbianism at women's colleges. [ laughter ] >> stephanie: thirty-four minutes after the hour. all righty here she is. ♪ it's schechner again ♪ >> stephanie: jacki schechner our tard-off that we're going to
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have, by the time we did the third presidential debate one of us will just be in lingerie. >> who created pants-free friday. >> stephanie: jacki schechner! [ applause ] >> stephanie: on romney and health care is he just being willfully ignorant? >> yeah, i like the caller who said that there's a serious psychological issue going on here. it doesn't make any sense how you can be the guy that fought for health care reform in your state and now come out and say people are covered in this country because they can go to an emergency room for help. >> stephanie: he just doubled down on it.
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he said you go to the hospital and it is paid for either by government, charity, or by the hospital. first of all no you get a bill. and jacki you and i were talking the other day, and sadly you would beg to differ based on personal experience. >> yeah, it's a horrible story. i have a friend who was 25 -- he just passed away a couple of weeks ago because he didn't have health insurance and got pneumonia and didn't know how sick he was, and ended up going to the doctor and it was too late. and he passed away. and beside the fact that we lost an incredible young man because he and i met on because he and i worked on the same campaign to fight for health care reform.
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>> stephanie: yeah. it's a different thing when you have a personal story, and you read about this kind of rhetoric. 45,000 americans still die every year because they lack health insurance. >> people don't go to the doctor because it's too expensive. and it gets to the point where they get too sick, and by the time they get to the emergency room we know that is the place of last resort and they get there, and there is either nothing they can do, or they don't have the facilities to treat somebody in the capacity they need to be treated because the emergency has gotten too dire. losing ricky was really personal for me but i spent two years working on this campaign and you hear these personal stories day in and day out. >> stephanie: jacki one person every 12 minutes in america dies because they don't have
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insurance. uninsured adults under 45 are at a higher health risk. this proposal would leave 72 million americans without health insurance. >> it's a rich man's perspective who has never had to struggle to figure out how to pay a bill or make ends meet and possibly take care of his kids if they get sick. it's just a total blindness when it comes to what every day americans in this country have to go through. >> stephanie: it's the same on every issue, isn't it when he says just shop for a cheaper school or ask your parents for money. like everybody's parents have enough money for them to start a business. you are right, it is a perspective on a guy who's father was a governor and ran a
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car company, and went to cranbrook. >> there are a lot of people in this country who have empathy, a lot of very successful people who have made a lot of money who appreciate what it means to not have those sorts of resources. he is not one of those guys. >> stephanie: i made this point when i got to meet ethel kennedy a few weeks ago. and the calls said the kenendys had a lot of money, but they cared about people who didn't. >> yeah. senator kennedy was a health care reform advocate his whole career. ricky didn't have access to the kind of health insurance that he needed, and i think it was probably cost prohibitive because of all of the elements of the affordable care act haven't gone into place yet, and
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i suspect that the subsidies in the insurance exchange would have been very helpful for him because he was freelancing. but these are the sorts of things -- and the other thing i should point out is that even though he is 25, you talk about being able to stay on your parent's plan, and his parent's are deceased. he didn't have access to his parent's plan. he wasn't able to do that. so there are a lot of people who do suffer because they don't have some of the resources and access that other people do. and if you want to be president of the united states you have to take about the 47% who need help. and mitt romney made it abundantly clear he doesn't. >> stephanie: yeah that's why that 47% videotape was so devastating because his policies reflect that. it doesn't matter that went on
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fox news saying oh i don't mean that. >> he says what he means, and somebody else walks it back for him? >> stephanie: yeah. what do you expect tonight because paul ryan is particularly vulnerable on medicare, on this $700 million in medicare cuts which that was the one thing that everybody went ah! that president obama didn't come right back at him. >> yeah, i am a huge joe biden fan. i love that he says exactly what he thinks. and yes, he makes mistakes but they all do. and i don't think it makes himless of a man or politician or public servant. i think he'll have no problem saying exactly what he thinks and believes. and i think paul ryan will have
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a difficult time because he comes across a little weasely. >> a it will until [ laughter ] >> yeah, and he comes across i think in comparison to joe biden he will come across unseasoned and inexperienced and i think he will ring very hollow. but biden has got to attack. he cannot do what the president did and be differential. >> stephanie: yeah. >> he needs to come and be strong. and i think he can. >> until ryan has a hissy fit and runs off the stage. >> but wait i have abs -- >> don't get me started. >> stephanie: i listen to rock music. >> rage against the machine. >> against me. >> stephanie: going to your point about empathy, i don't know if you saw the picture of joe biden hugging this young black kid.
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the kid was genuinely moved by how much the president and biden's policies have helped him and his family. so the vice president wanted to meet him. the kid is crying and -- it is just one of those authentic moments like when that business owner hugged the president. >> it's like when the biker woman sat on joe biden's lap? these are real joe biden moments. he isn't icked out by the american public. >> stephanie: yeah, joe biden has this kid in a bear hug, and you can tell he is holding back tears as well. and here is mitt romney -- here is the contrast and the story that make me particularly sick about him talking about what a bonn he had with this navy seal that was just killed -- and the mother saying stop it you douche. stop talking about my son to
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disparage the president. >> disgusting story. when you listen to the mother i would think he would be offended that his name is being used to dishonor the president. and his friend saying he met romney at a party -- >> stephanie: and he reintroduced himself four times in half an hour. >> yeah. and it's not about political party at that time. it's like when you forget somebody's name at a party. you have to apologize for that. i'm so sorry, i'm bad with names, give it to me one more time -- >> that's okay leslie. >> stephanie: hey, jacki i have one more story. [♪ "jeopardy" theme music ♪] >> stephanie: it's time to play
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sexist or just a jerk. representative joe walsh he is such a nasty piece of work. did you see how he attacked tammy duckworth yesterday? >> i heard about it. >> stephanie: he brandished a photo of her picking out a dress for the democratic national convention. he said i was marching in a parade in chomberg, which i guess is much more manly, two days before the convening when tammy duckworth was picking out a dress for her speech. >> so? what the hell is your point? >> stephanie: sexist or jerk? >> he got booed when he said that to the crowd. >> stephanie: he did. she is some sort of shallow -- god forbid -- >> you would want to dress yourself. >> it would be better if she had
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somebody to pick out her clothes for her. >> stephanie: and duckworth said yes, i do sometimes look at the clothes i ware, but for most of my adult life i have worn one color, it's called camouflage. [ applause ] >> stephanie: he has criticized her for not talking abher service. >> yeah, it's little obvious she served her country. >> stephanie: ready, the latest poll from mid-september shows tammy duckworth leading walsh by 52 to 38%. ♪ nah, nah, nah, nah ♪ >> it sounds like some of these
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tea party guys are going down. [ wah wah ] >> stephanie: they go back to little girls again. tea parties for little girls. jacki schechner see you tonight in the tart center. >> you got it. >> stephanie: talk to you soon. [ applause ] >> you okay? >> stephanie: uh-huh. fine. >> you have tea bags caught in your throat. >> stephanie: i choked i'm sorry. i choked talking about tea baggers again. right back on the "stephanie miller show." announce it's the "stephanie miller show." ♪ laughing and the thinkers thinking. >>ok, so there's wiggle room in the ten commandments, that's what you're saying. you would rather deal with ahmadinejad than me. >>absolutely. >> and so would mitt romney. (vo) she's joy behar. >>and the best part is that current will let me say
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any party in l.a. the first 20 minutes are spent talking about traffic. >> i know that. you think i didn't know that. >> stephanie: oh my god, everybody, it's january in amherst. hi john. >> caller: how are you guys? >> stephanie: the transit is much easier bam -- >> caller: absolutely. >>'s no serves in the transit. >> caller: that's why they call it transit, it is about 15 miles of absolutely straight road. >> stephanie: straight. >> caller: enough with the geography lessons, listen guys, good luck to your man tonight. >> stephanie: thank you. and good luck to your budget monster. >> caller: thank you very much. obama -- you are going to find this guy doing crazy stuff.
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>> stephanie: who? >> obama? >> caller: obama. the first of which, his kind of debate performance has evolved. now that he just wasn't angry enough? >> stephanie: he said he was too polite. >> caller: that's fine. but if he thinks that is the only reason he lost that debate -- this guy -- once it is apparent to all of the other democrats that this guy just ain't right anymore -- guys i'm just making a prediction. >> stephanie: what is this. >> that he is really going to start to lose at it little -- >> romney has already done that. >> caller: no one has ever challenged this guy -- >> stephanie: really? he had such an easy presidency. hilary was not a tough opponent
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you are right. >> caller: he has found a way to get everything to vote his way. and now he has to defend it. and you had a psychologist on sicko analyzing him. i'm a junior psycho analyst. >> stephanie: wait what is that? one that works at karl's junior. >> caller: you had psychiatrist come on -- >> stephanie: oh you are an amateur is what you are saying -- >> caller: i have all of the credentials in -- >> stephanie: what do you think of ann romney saying she fears for her husband easemental health if he gets president -- >> caller: there is no wife that hasn't worried about her
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husband's husband'shusband easementhusband easemental health -- guys, listen. i'm wishing you good luck. >> stephanie: you too. >> caller: i believe barack obama once he is challenged again -- joe biden. there is so much pressure on joe biden. >> stephanie: right. >> caller: it is amazing. he has to save the presidency right now. because if he bombs against ryan will it really be easy when romney goes against obama next time? >> stephanie: do you i think that joe biden is going to bomb against the budget monster? >> caller: i said if he does. there is more pressure on joe biden than paul ryan right now. >> stephanie: all right. >> caller: and joe biden is the guy -- i want to see him be joe
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under such pressure. >> i would love to see him be joe. >> caller: i know. that would be great. >> stephanie: okay. john you can head to the next screening of 2016. he has to get that drive inn on the transit near the tasty freeze. [ laughter ] >> stephanie: david in maryland go ahead. >> caller: hello stephanie. i love your show. you keep me laughing. >> stephanie: thank you. 20 seconds, sorry. >> caller: yeah i wanted to remind everybody wringing their hands about the bouncing polls, they are bouncing off of concrete on both sides. this is a low point, and it ain't -- it isn't -- it isn't really possible to go much lower than that, given the nature of our electorate. >> stephanie: yeah, everybody settle.
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that's all i'm saying. >> chill. >> stephanie: you know why, because next -- >> mudcat! >> stephanie: -- on the "stephanie miller show."rr [♪ theme music ♪] >> i love it when we get to the george martin horn section. >> i love the horns. >> stephanie: yeah mudcat saunders coming up. and the special debate show tonight. >> we coined a new phrase. >> what? >> plitico-dependents.
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>> oh. >> stephanie: i understand. we were all bitching about our schedules because i don't get a nap today because i have to do a speech before, so i may be extra cranky so i may want to spoon with y'all. >> this is not going to go well. >> stephanie: i'm going to be unhinged. >> spooning is better than knifing. that's for sure. >> stephanie: right. >> you don't want to mix up your cutlery. >> i'm into the spork. good morning, everybody. reince prebus is defending mitt romney's developments about abortion saying the candidate has not changed his position on the issue. we know that romney said that there's no abortion legislation he is familiar with in his agenda, but he has been
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campaigning with a pro life candidate with an extremely pro life running mate. he said he was talking about current bills in congress. it's this sort of bait and switch and confusion that may have contributed to the president's tripping up last week, and joe biden does have some makeup work to do. >> obama: as i said the -- you know, there's no doubt that i -- i can make a better case which is why i'm so looking forward to tuesday -- >> is it possible you handed him the election that night? >> obama: no. >> some of the polls show there has been a post debate swing for romney. a maris poll shows romney gaining in some states the
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biggest bump is in virginia. the president before the debate was up 48-46, although within the margin of error. we're back after the break. stay with us. ♪ vice presidential debate. with unrivaled analysis and commentary. >> was this the game changer? is this going to change the dynamic? (vo) the only network with real-time reaction straight from the campaigns and from viewers like you. >> so keep on tweeting and maybe you'll have your voice be part of this democracy and see your tweets up on our screen. >>now that's politically direct.
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[ ♪ theme music ♪ ] >> announcer: ladies and gentlemen, it's the "stephanie miller show"! ♪ i'm walking on sunshine, woe ho ♪ ♪ i'm walking on sunshine woe ho ♪ ♪ it's time to feel good ♪ ♪ hey all right now ♪ ♪ it's time to feel good ♪ >> stephanie: it is the "stephanie miller show." welcome it to. six minutes after the hour. 1-800-steph-1-2 the phone number toll free from anywhere. check it out. jim i have a question for you. [♪ "jeopardy" theme music ♪] who said this is that time
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during the campaign they sal the silly season whenever gaffe or change is viewed with hysteria when republicans get bad yous they want to kill the messenger, when democrats get bad news they want to kill themselves. it was -- >> announcer: stephanie miller. >> stephanie: and also there is a picture of me and carol burnett on my blog from yesterday's show. guess what time it is. ♪ mudcat ♪ >> stephanie: good morning, mud. >> hello, steph.
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hi guys. >> hi, mudcat! >> stephanie: how are you doing honey? >> i'm doing good. hope y'all are. >> stephanie: i'm looking forward to the debate tonight, how about you? >> i'll be watching it. we'll see. i think big joe will show up. and they are going to let the leash off of him on this one. >> stephanie: yeah. and you heard the president talking about yesterday he was too polite and he is going to mix it up more the next two debates. how are you feeling right now. there is panic in some circles, right? >> yes, but this is a series of debate. he lost the first quarter there's no question, but he has time to do what he needs to do and call out romney on -- you know, his crap and, you know he -- he -- he can pull it off. i have no question, you know
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about that. of course debates that's one -- sort of surprised me, you know, the amount of at attention that it did get and -- you know there are those who say that the press want to make it close. i'm not sure about that. but if debates meant everything then al sharpton would be in his second term as president. >> stephanie: yeah. >> i was at every debate except for one in 2004 and he decisively heard every one i heard. >> stephanie: yeah obviously the battlegrounds are more important. i'm looking at the latest poll romney is up one point in colorado, has cut the president's lead in half in wisconsin. but again, there is a little bit of hysteria in the reporting.
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you have been doing this for years, mud. it is still a really, really tight race in the margin of error. >> of course. and we have a ways to go tonight. we have the debate tonight and all kinds of factors that none of us even know that could come up that will come up. and let's not freak out over this thing let's just keep rocking, and i remember a few weeks ago we were talking and -- you know, i mentioned the complacency. that's the one thing that can kill any candidacy is complacency. and this woke us up, and in the long run, if you look at it over the long haul this bump in the road that the president hit may, you know, end up being a positive in the fact that it
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increases our geo tv. >> stephanie: we were talking about how far away tammy duckworth appears to be. how do you see that impacting your race? obviously wayne powell kicked ass in his debate against eric cantor a week or so ago, right? >> uh-huh. any time that more democrats get out, it's obviously going to help us. and democrats high voter turnout helps them. and we just need to get the vote out, and, you know i think they are going to do it. i think here in virginia which is a serious battleground state, ofa, obama's group, i talked to them, you know, a couple of times a week and they are getting the job done. i went over to tim kaine's
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headquarters and he had 50 people in there make calls. and mike henry who is doing his campaign, is the best campaign guy in the history. but if they keep working together. it will help each other. >> stephanie: tim kaine is doing pretty well against george allen, right? >> right now it is a toss up. i think tim kaine will win. george alan is very ray gonistic. he didn't say ten words without mentioning ronald reagan. but stale message, just a typical republican campaign and i think virginia has heard enough of this. >> stephanie: take a listen to bill clinton yesterday.
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>> i thought . . . wow. [ laughter ] >> here is old moderate mitt. [ laughter ] >> where you been boy? [ laughter ] >> stephanie: he president has to get a little of that mojo going into the next debate don't you think? >> oh, absolutely. i would just turn to him and say who are you? [ laughter ] >> stephanie: barack obama is a human being just like the rest of us. he is president of the united states, and debating you know, is a difficult thing. do i think he was prepared? no, i do not. but he made some mistakes there, but he is going to clean it up -- >> stephanie: yeah. mudcat how much do you think joe biden will be able to clean up tonight. obviously now that it has been so fact checked and there have been so many egregious outright
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statements. is joe biden going to be able to come at paul ryan with that? >> oh, yeah. it's his nature to go after things. i think they should let the leash off of him and say, look you do your thing. he is a pitbull. >> stephanie: yeah. >> i heard, you know paul ryan say yesterday, of course he was nervous, and he thought joe biden is too. i think joe biden may have butterflies, but once the first pitch is thrown he'll find his game. joe is a smart guy, and on top of that he is a good guy, and it shows through, and i think that the -- joe is going to come off a hell of a lot more likable than paul ryan. >> stephanie: yeah paul ryan as you saw two days ago -- he
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literally fled an interview because he didn't like the questions. he got stumped by fox us in on his own budget questions. >> he is inexperienced in this type of environment. you know, the national venue, and we'll see what he has been made of. it has all been smoke and mirrors. these guys call themselves fiscal conservatives, and america now wants fiscal conservatism, and the ryan budget increased the deficit, increased the national debt $3 trillion, and doesn't balance the budget for 25 years. >> stephanie: yeah. >> you are corporatists is what you are. >> stephanie: that's exactly it.
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you are absolutely right. >> steph we're democrats, and we get -- people think that we're trying to just spend this country straight over a cliff, and that's not true. the democrats don't want to do that, and we got to talk about it and how they are doing it. >> stephanie: yeah mudcat i'll be watching tonight along with you. have a good week. >> all right. you too. [ applause ] >> stephanie: evan you are in miami. >> caller: hi. steph, love your show. >> stephanie: thank you, go ahead. >> caller: i watched the debate the other night, and the only take aware was romney was like a used car salesman trying to sell a lemon, not letting him get a
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word in, not ask the question no nothing. just keep on going, going, going. he was all geeked up and psyched up, and he was like a used car salesman. and i lot of my friends called me and said what did you make of this? wasn't that a used car salesman? >> there's no need check the odometer. >> stephanie: yes. >> there are no car facts for it. >> stephanie: there is a story that she just brought up. there is a guy near me that had the cards for sale on the street. >> yes. >> stephanie: hah this guy came to my house yesterday, and he was like that's a lot of money for that -- whatever. >> stephanie: and it's like the
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same used republican ideas, and is going to say, oh that's exactly what i want! >> i don't know why he parks it there. because that's not a heavily traveled street. >> oh i can see the ground through the floor. >> stephanie: if romney came in those things would be gone in no time. >> yeah. [ laughter ] >> stephanie: carbonite, why must i say it anymore? why would you risk losing everything in your come out pewter music, pictures back mail pictures of chris lavoie. >> hey what? >> set it up once and everything is in there. >> these vegetables are huge. >> stephanie: for the entire year plus you can access all of those files from anywhere your
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(vo) john fugelsang sees what happens. i like mitt romney but i'm sorry. they guy has flipped more than a crack house mattress. (vo) so we gave him a weekly show. >> thank you. approximate ♪
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♪ i'll keep -- >> announcer: stephanie miller. ♪ your little secret, little secret ♪ ♪ my dirty little secret ♪ ♪ who has to know ♪ >> stephanie: nobody. 24 minutes after the hour. 1-800-steph-1-2 the phone number toll free from anywhere. russ steingold coming up at the bottom of the hour. >> is he your dirty little secret. >> no, just don't. >> stephanie: it has taken me this long to get him back on. >> stephanie: i think he has heard about you. >> stephanie: i have a huge political crush on him. so sue me. suddenly centerist the new
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moderate mitt romney. [♪ fun-facts music ♪] >> stephanie: think progress did a great -- it's just -- ah -- it's really -- these are some of the -- this is some of the stuff joe biden and the president needs to read. was it two days ago -- in fact we have this -- this is mitt romney here he is -- this was on tuesday, mitt romney about -- concerning abortion. >> romney: there's no legislation with regards to abortion that i'm familiar with that would become part of my agenda. [ buzzer ] >> stephanie: they are listed on his own website. >> right. >> stephanie: appointing judges to overturn roe v. wade and defunding planned parenthooded and he also said he would be delighted to sign a bill planning all abortion.
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>> right. >> stephanie: number two we want to reduce the burden on tax pairs, and we're not going to provide a tax cut to high-income earners. [ buzzer ] >> stephanie: he said i promise i'm going to cut taxes on everyone across the country, including the top 1%. in order for pay for that's taxes, romney would have to raise taxes on the middle class by over $2,000. preexisting conditions are covered under my plan. remember that moment? [ buzzer ] >> nope. >> stephanie: no. no. only people who were continuously insured are protected from discrimination. which -- that's not the same thing. >> right. >> stephanie: he said, and i quote, you have to have regulation. there are some parts of dodd-frank that make all of the
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sense in the world. he has many time said he would repeal that entirely. >> by entirely i meant some of them . . . entirely. >> stephanie: right. and he was the farther right candidate on immigration, and then -- oh these people received a special visa the president put in place, which is a two-year visa and these people can expect that these visas would be valid. ho plans toet end it as president, is what he said. so i don't even know what that means. [ applause ] >> stephanie: just saying, joe, there is a little bit of fodder for -- >> yeah, little bit. >> stephanie: for tonight. j.j. in toronto. hi, j.j. >> caller: i'm the official canadian muslim of the "stephanie miller show." >> stephanie: how about that eh? >> caller: and i'm calling regarding this romney bounce.
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i wavent to thank you for staying calm while others were freaking out. >> yeah. >> caller: and now i want to highlight some great news to soothe the janing led news of obama supporters. as of today for thursday they have updated 13 obama/romney polls. the majority of these, 12 are swing state and one is national and obama is leading in 11 out of the 13. ♪ nah, nah nah ♪ >> caller: including the poll from rasmussen. >> stephanie: wow. >> caller: so looking at these polls would you rather be a romney or obama supporter? >> oh obama supporter. >> stephanie: yeah, we on the show parity these people that
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are easily panicked -- >> what are you talking about! >> stephanie: like you sometimes. >> i can't log on to the net -- oh wait a minute there it goes. >> stephanie: yeah. i mean that's all we're saying even after tonight it could well bounce right back some people are so easily panicked. take a little peak into our world jim can't get on to the internet for 4.5 seconds. [ screaming ] >> stephanie: never mind i'm on. i'm good. i'm like that because i'm so -- literally if something touched my computer and something changes i'm like [ screaming ] >> stephanie: and then they are like click. and i'm like oh there it is. okay. we'll be right back with senator russ steingold on the "stephanie miller show." ♪
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[ ♪ music ♪ ] ♪ >> announcer: stephanie miller. >> i want her around all the time. i would even consider note try to sleep with her if that's what it takes. >> stephanie: someone just made a good point on the twitter verse. the right-wing had already made martha nervous, saying she is bias because the president went to her first wedding like 25 years ago. and is she going to bend over backwards -- this is what they
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do. they have to go the other way to make it seem like they are not. who better to talk about this than you. guess who went to the same high school as paul ryan. >> who? [ bell chimes ] [ applause ] >> stephanie: senator russ feingold who joins us now. >> you are in london so we're going to have a little bit of a delay, right? >> yeah. >> stephanie: you went to the same high school as paul ryan. >> yeah, i was there seventeen years before him. >> stephanie: i don't know if you have seen him having a hard time explaining his budget. maybe i'm being overconfident.
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i think joe biden is going to make mincemeat out of him. >> i don't know about mincemeat. he didn't have serious opposition before this. and he can spout these budgets that don't add up until he gets to be picked for vice president candidate. and then i saw him on that show it was unbelievable. you didn't have time to explain it. he has $4 trillion in tax cuts especially for upper income people, but only $1 trillion in food stamps and pell grants and items like that. and biden does know how to hone in on stuff like that. >> stephanie: i'm just a
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layperson, but when someone tells me they haven't had time to run the numbers on a budget that's absurd to me. >> yeah, he should be able to convey what it is all about. but there is a reason he is not doing it. and that's because it doesn't add up. it is a huge tax cut for the wealthy, it increases the deficit substantially, and cuts medicare and medicaid. so he doesn't want to talk about specifics. he just wants to keep talk about he is fiscal responsibility. and i think biden will be effective in pressing him on this. >> stephanie: i hope biden comes at him on this, quote unquote,
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$7 billion taken out of medicare. >> yeah. i didn't believe he falsefied the gm plant in janesville and criticized the president for not voting for the simpson boals act, and he used this is in his budget as well. so i'm pretty sure that biden will -- as i say stick it to him on that one. >> stephanie: yeah and then you look at how thoroughly fact checked romney is there is almost only so much joe biden can get to tonight. what would you like to see?
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>> i would like to see himham hammer away on this medicare thing. and asking for tax cuts for the wealthiest people. make a couple of clear points on issues that people truly care about. and the truth will be revealed which is ryan has gotten caught in distorting things at the convention, and it's a house of cards. if biden does the job i think he'll do the house of cards will fall. >> stephanie: every time i go to madison, wisconsin, someone asks me, is russ going to run for something, please, please, please? >> well, it has only been a year and a half >> stephanie: that's how beloved you are. >> well, i am taking a little break.
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people of the state of wisconsin asked me to take a break. and maybe later on they'll be interested in me serving them again, but running for office is not the only thing of life. >> stephanie: i have talked to the people of wisconsin, your break is over but i'm glad you were enjoying it. >> all right. sign me up. >> but you are the head of progressives united right now? >> that's right. we have a group trying to oppose this citizens united decision. and we have gone to a relatively modest number of people to now hundreds of thousands, and we are trying to challenge this decision. so we're excited about really being aggressive about this after the presidential election and hoping that not only will president obama will reelected but be a strong advocate for campaign reform.
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>> stephanie: yep. and senator i remain your biggest fan. thank you very much. >> thank you. it's good to be on your show. >> that delay is a little bit -- [ applause ] >> stephanie: what is the most important thing in comedy again jim? >> timing. [ buzzer ] >> stephanie: that's right. that's all i hear when i go to wisconsin. >> but he is probably doing a lot more important stuff now with progressives united than he could have done -- >> stephanie: yeah. that being said his break is now over. corky in rochester, new york. >> caller: hello yeah, i'm surprised nobody is appalled that romney would get up on stage and say my sons are all liars, and that's why my husband learned so well. >> stephanie: yeah all of their
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stories are just weird. what was the last one flurg or flag jor -- what is his name? tagg? he won a race by tripping somebody's girlfriend. [ mocking laughter ] >> stephanie: you are like what a hypercompetitive douche. or him pushing his sons' faces into butter or dessert toppings or something. you are like, wow -- that's -- child abuse, right? >> kind of. >> stephanie: sue in montana you are on the "stephanie miller show." hi, sue. >> caller: good morning, steph. hi fellas. >> stephanie: hi. >> caller: i just want to tell y'all that thank god for you or my head would pop off on a daily basis. >> stephanie: oh my. >> caller: i know.
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my question is -- my first question is the right-wing evangelicals, how are they going to juggle the mormonism thing? because there are significant differences between what they believe and the mormons believe? >> stephanie: yeah. >> caller: so that's my first question. my second question is, do you guys have friends and family that are fox news viewers? >> stephanie: yes. >> caller: i have been drinking the kool-aid -- >> stephanie: that's how i know. sometimes my mom's apartment building -- all of the units look the same, so i listen to the loudest -- [ explosion ] . >> caller: really it is freaking me out. i'm astounded that these smart people and family i love have bought into this. >> stephanie: i know. about tonight's debate pete writes what i would like to see
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tonight is a few good men moments where biden forces ryan who is clearly uncomfortable, to admit the ordered code red -- >> you damn right i already tell him that -- >> stephanie: maybe you can get ryan to yell -- >> you want answers? >> i want the truth! >> you can't handle the truth! >> stephanie: you know you want joe biden on that wall. >> stephanie: yep. >> stephanie: hi logan. >> caller: great to talk to you. i think romney has put obama in a bind here with this switch to the middle. because this is the guy that everyone said was a an -- no one believed him not even the
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conservatives did. >> stephanie: he needs to ask him if he ordered the code red. >> did you order the code red? did you order the code red? >> you are [ censor bleep ] i did. >> stephanie: hi diana. >> caller: hi. i enjoy your show. >> stephanie: thank you. >> caller: for the debate tonight, ryan kept talking about biden needs to stand on the president's record. well, they need to stand on their record, their record that is against women, the $700 million that they are misrepresenting, and why isn't anyone in their party -- if -- if romney is for 100%, why isn't he or anyone in their party saying anything about the voter suppression for all americans. >> stephanie: that's because they want to suppress those people, because they might vote
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for obama. [ bell chimes ] [ applause ] >> stephanie: see how that works? you know who i wish use moderating the debate, [ inaudible ]. >> stephanie: i love her. >> stephanie: most republicans they don't like when you bring up fortunate questions like that. representative jason chavez republican of utah said i -- the heart of what i'm concerned about was there was a conscious decision -- politics were driving the decision rather than security. [ bell chimes ] [ applause ] >> yes. when you withdrew the palace guard -- >> stephanie: there was not enough security you just said you were the one that voted to cut increased security for the state department. >> hey, what happened? >> stephanie: she said it seems like you have a hand in the
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responsibility of this right? >> wow! >> stephanie: you rock on. >> he got all stammery too. >> then he said i got to go. >> which is exactly what paul ryan is going to do tonight. >> stephanie: it would be really helpful if he wet his pants first. [ baby crying ] >> stephanie: or if they had a clear table like we have at current, and then we could see him wet himself. >> stephanie: better bring extra nappies. we'll be right back on the "stephanie miller show." >> that happened and we all let it happen. announce it's the "stephanie miller show." ♪ (vo) what is said here could decide the election. current tv presents coverage of the
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>> announcer: stephanie miller. ♪ don't stop thinking about tomorrow, don't stop, it will soon be here, it will be here better than before yesterday's gone, yesterday's gone ♪ >> stephanie: uh-huh. it is the "stephanie miller show." the morning version. we will be doing a special debate edition of "talking liberally" at 7:00 pm eastern tight own the current television network. all right. i'm not saying god doesn't want mitt romney to be
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president -- but did you see glen beck's suv totaled. >> he wasn't in it. >> stephanie: of course not, and we're very happy about that. >> stop it stephanie. >> stop it. >> ann romney: stop it. >> stephanie: did that not sound sincere? fortunately he was not in it. sarah palin is writing a fitness book y'all, you bet ya. >> well, she runs -- >> stephanie: she says her family is helping her write the book which she describes is unique and motivating. i wonder if it comes with a workout video. >> yo! yo! >> stephanie: bristol palin apparently threw a hissy fit.
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[♪ "world news tonight" theme ♪] >> stephanie: she bitched to her partner that he was bummed to have her as partner. >> well, who wouldn't be. >> stephanie: i feel like you want to go home -- i don't care. she seems a touchy bit unpleasant. speaking of delightful mother/daughters. lohans had a huge fight -- >> did they kiss and makeup? >> stephanie: who goes clubbing with their mom. they had a huge blow upafter a long night of clubbing. lindsay suffered a scratched leg and broken bracelet. the fight appears to have started after the duo left an manhattan nightclub around 4:00 a.m. i'm just trying to imagine going clubbing with my 89-year-old republican mom.
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>> not going to happen. [ laughter ] >> stephanie: this just in lance armstrong has just been appointed mitt romney's new campaign manager. >> he demanded to know who ratted him out. >> stephanie: oh lots of people. [♪ "world news tonight" theme ♪] >> stephanie: theel even former remembers of the team have turned on him and testified against him, and uncovered the most sophisticated professionalized doping program that professional sports had ever seen. >> oh, well live and learn. >> stephanie: okay. [♪ "world news tonight" theme ♪] >> stephanie: the tea party program -- that's kind of a noping program isn't it? this story is from an edition of that's so random in celebrity stack.
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wayne newton. sorry, officer that's not my wallaby. wayne newton owns wallabies of them. wallabies are indigenous to australia. and cops were called after getting reports of a wild wallaby running lose in the neighborhood. the clark county animal control swears the owner is not wayne newton. [♪ "jeopardy" theme music ♪] [ applause ] >> stephanie: okay. that sounds like something paul ryan or mitt romney could say. >> yeah. >> stephanie: it's not my wallaby officer. >> it's not my wallaby. >> stephanie: larry in chicago. hi, lar. >> caller: hello. romney was talking about that solder in libya. he says that's what americans want to do is run to a fight,
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but he ran to france in vietnam, and he has five sons dodging the military. >> stephanie: of all of the egregious things that were said the mother said stop using my son's name. but you are right, he compared this seal's service to him running. he said we don't run. and that's why we're running. meaning you are just like the seal that ran into danger. yeah, by running for president that shows some -- >> i ran to france. >> god. >> stephanie: i missed the other lairs of disgusting of that whole link. barbara in delaware you are on the "stephanie miller show." >> caller: hi, stephanie, again. my daughter is 52 years old, and she a chronic as mattic has never qualified for health insurance, and romney is going to do on his first day of his
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being in office, kill the affordable care act? how nice of him. and of course my daughter hits in the 47% group, so, you know that makes sense. >> stephanie: she is an avowed moocher then. >> caller: yes? >> stephanie: quickly before we go. stacey in illinois. >> caller: hi momma, sitting in front of that lucite console i don't think you could wear the dress you wore to the pan tajous. but what is the drinking word of the night? >> stephanie: oh, boy. we'll have to see. okay. we'll see you here tomorrow on the "stephanie miller show." ♪
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